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Christoph Poschenrieder

Christoph Poschenrieder

Christoph Poschenrieder, born near Boston in 1964, studied philosophy in Munich. He also attended the Journalism School at Columbia University, New York and worked as a freelance journalist and documentary filmmaker. Today, he focuses on literary writing. His debut The World in the Head received rave reviews and achieved international renown. His novel A Grain of Sand was on the Longlist of the ›German Book Prize 2014‹. Christoph Poschenrieder lives in Munich.

Awards
  • Arbeitsstipendium der Landeshauptstadt München für sein sechstes Romanprojekt Meyrink und die Macht des Wortes, 2017
  • Mit dem Rom-Preis verbundenes Stipendiat des Deutschen Studienzentrums in Venedig, 2016
  • ›Bamberger Villa-Concordia-Stipendium‹ für einen elfmonatigen Aufenthalt ab April 2015, 2015
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»Christoph Poschenrieder’s light story telling is both stylistically brilliant and highly readable.«
Eckart Baier / Buchjournal, Frankfurt

»Poschenrieder’s novels captivate the reader with their depth, ambiguity and intelligent humour.«

Ditta Rudle / Buchkultur, Vienna

»Poschenrieder, philosophy graduate and trained journalist, knows how to present serious topics with a light touch.«

Steffen Radlmaier / Nürnberger Nachrichten

»What a quick-witted narrator!«

Karin Grossmann / Sächsische Zeitung, Dresden

»He has so much fun with his writing, this Christoph Poschenrieder – one of the best German authors around today.«

 

Kristian Thees / SWR, Stuttgart
»Christoph Poschenrieder’s light story telling is both stylistically brilliant and highly readable.«
Eckart Baier / Buchjournal, Frankfurt

»Poschenrieder’s novels captivate the reader with their depth, ambiguity and intelligent humour.«

Ditta Rudle / Buchkultur, Vienna

»Poschenrieder, philosophy graduate and trained journalist, knows how to present serious topics with a light touch.«

Steffen Radlmaier / Nürnberger Nachrichten

»What a quick-witted narrator!«

Karin Grossmann / Sächsische Zeitung, Dresden

»He has so much fun with his writing, this Christoph Poschenrieder – one of the best German authors around today.«

 

Kristian Thees / SWR, Stuttgart
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Der unsichtbare Roman
Mauersegler
Der Spiegelkasten
Das Sandkorn
Kind ohne Namen
Die Welt ist im Kopf